ASA BUTTERFIELD

Actor "Sex Education" (Netflix), "Hugo", "Enders Game"

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Asa Butterfield

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Asa Butterfield has been acting since he was a child and has worked with some of the great in the film industry, including Harrison Ford, Martin Scorcese, Tim Burton and Gary Oldman. Asa conducts The Asa Butterfield Acting Masterclass at The Reel Scene every year, where he works closely with a group of dedicated acting students to develop characters and perform scenes from his film and TV work which are then recorded on the last day.

Asa began acting at the age of 8 after a casting director saw him at his local after school drama club, The Young Actors Theatre in Islington. Following on from a couple of small roles in films, he was cast, at 10 as Bruno in The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008). Since then, he has been acclaimed for his titular roles in Hugo (2011) and Ender’s Game (2013), as well as other major roles as Nathan in A Brilliant Young Mind (2014), Jude in Ten Thousand Saints (2015), Jake in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (2016), Gardner Elliot in The Space Between Us (2017), Norman in Nanny McPhee Returns (2010), and Mordred in the BBC’s Merlin (2008).

He currently plays the lead role of Otis in the Netflix hit series Sex Education

Asa Butterfield with the Reel Scene team
Asa Butterfield with the Reel Scene team